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This is a small collection of digital photos of Mayor Sharpe James donated to the library by the City of Newark. The photos show the Mayor at various events around the city.



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Sharpe James Photograph Collection
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Newark East Ward Councilman Augusto Amador and Mayor Sharpe James give a delegation of Brazilian mayors and municipal leaders a tour of Newark's Municipal Council Chamber in December 2003. The Brazilians, part of a State Department-sponsored visit to the United States, were in Newark to study its successful programs and initiatives.
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Some of Newark's 29 new Police cars line up in front of City Hall on March 12, 2003, to be inspected by Mayor Sharpe James before being sent out on patrol. The new 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Interceptors were designed by a Newark Police panel.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Police
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James addresses the audience for the first 'Keys to the Permit Process' training session at the Police-Fire Communications Center on June 9, 2004. Newark zoning and code officials explained the city's permit application process to builders, developers, and architects, and took their questions and input on the process.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Building permits, Zoning law, African Americans
Sharpe James Photograph Collection
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Mayor Sharpe James joined with the Greater Newark Conservancy on October 28, 2003, to break ground for the conservancy's future Urban Environmental and Ecological Center. From left, Robin Dougherty, Executive Director of the Conservancy, Deputy Mayor and State Senator Ronald Rice, Mayor James, and Jim Porter of the Conservancy Executive Board.
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Veterans of the Armed Forces and New Jersey Transit workers unveil Military Park Station's new name on November 11, 2004. The Newark City Subway Station was re-named at a ceremony to avoid confusion with a Broad Street Station being built on its extension, and to honor the veterans of America's wars.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark City Subway, Military Park (Newark, N.J.), NJ Transit, Veterans, Dedications,...
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Winners of the Newark Police Medal of Honor accept their hardware from Mayor Sharpe James, Police Director Robert Rankin, and Police Chief Anthony F. Ambrose III, on May 9, 2003, in City Hall's Municipal Council Chamber. Officers Paul Williams, Carlos Carvalho, Bernard Davis, and Mario DaSilva were honored for saving two adults and two children from a blazing house in December 13, 2002.
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James discusses the Police Department's new vehicles with members of the media at a press conference on March 12, 2003. At the mayor's right is Police Director Robert Rankin, and at his left, Police Chief Anthony F. Ambrose III.
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Armed with a hockey stick and a $100 million letter of credit from the New Jersey Devils, team Chairman and Managing Partner Jeffrey Vanderbeek and Newark Mayor Sharpe James (L-R) take questions from the media in Mayor James's City Hall office, at a recent press conference announcing that the City has received the letter, which letter secured financing for the arena being built in downtown Newark for the reigning NHL Stanley Cup Champions.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Mayors, Prudential Center (Newark, N.J.), New Jersey Devils...
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Veterans of the Armed Forces and New Jersey Transit workers show off Military Park Station's new name on November 11, 2004. The Newark City Subway Station was re-named at a ceremony to avoid confusion with a Broad Street Station being built on its extension, and to honor the veterans of America's wars.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark City Subway, Military Park (Newark, N.J.), NJ Transit, Veterans, Dedications,...
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James congratulates Newark native and 'American Idol' Top Ten Finalist Anwar Robinson, after Robinson sang 'The Impossible Dream' and 'One Moment in Time,' before the mayor's 20th Annual State of the City Address, in the Municipal Council Chamber, on February 9, 2006.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Singers, Singing, Mayors, Public...
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Police Director Robert Rankin addresses the audience at a City Hall press conference on July 23, 2003, to announce the seizure of $2 million worth of stolen cars by Newark Police, working with other agencies. 24 arrests were made in what Newark Police called a city-based ring that stole, re-tagged, and re-sold a variety of cars, including luxury vehicles.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Police, Automobile theft, African Americans
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Construction work on Route 21 and Joseph G. Minish Riverfront Park in Newark.
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Construction work on Route 21 in Newark.
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Mayor Sharpe James addresses the audience at a City Hall press conference on July 23, 2003, to announce the seizure of $2 million worth of stolen cars by Newark Police, working with other agencies. 24 arrests were made in what Newark Police called a city-based ring that stole, re-tagged, and re-sold a variety of cars, including luxury vehicles.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Mayors, Police, Automobile theft,...
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Mayor Sharpe James addresses the audience at a City Hall press conference on July 23, 2003, to announce the seizure of $2 million worth of stolen cars by Newark Police, working with other agencies. 24 arrests were made in what Newark Police called a city-based ring that stole, re-tagged, and re-sold a variety of cars, including luxury vehicles.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Mayors, Police, Automobile theft,...
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James speaks at the Christmas Tree-lighting ceremony at City Hall on December 1, 2005. The annual event brought Newark singers and choral groups of all ages, who performed traditional holiday music in the Rotunda and on the City Hall steps
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Mayors, Holidays, Christmas trees,...
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Gerard O'Connor, a retired Newark Police Captain and member of the fourth Newark CERT class, makes a presentation at the May 4, 2005 graduation ceremony. The graduates presented their instructors with plaques to thank them for their hard work as teachers and instructors.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Safety, Awards, African Americans
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On display in front of Newark City Hall on March 12, 2003, was the Police Department's new portable observation tower, which gives the Department an 'eye-in-the-sky' at large crowd situations. The tower was part of Mayor Sharpe James' inspection of 29 new police cars.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Police, Police surveillance, Observation towers
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Newark's new Homeland Security Director, Police Chief, and Police Director, after they took their oaths of office at a City Hall Rotunda ceremony on August 17, 2004. Left to right: Homeland Security Director Rocco Malanga, Police Chief Irving F. Bradley Jr., and Police Director Anthony F. Ambrose III.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Safety, Police, Oaths, African Americans
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A view from the Newark Police Department's new 'eye-in-the-sky' portable observation tower shows Mayor Sharpe James and senior Newark Police Department inspecting some of 29 new police cars in front of City Hall on March 12, 2003. Also on display was the department's new Boston Whaler speedboat, for patrolling the Passaic River.
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Newark Emergency Planning Committee Member Jimmy Collura presents a certificate to Dr. Joseph Patten of the Governor's Schools, recognizing that more than 100 students from the school, all high school seniors from across New Jersey, received one hour of training on Weapons of Mass Destruction and Emergency Preparedness from Newark, at the Emergency Operations Center, on July 28, 2003.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Students, Safety, Awards
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James opens the first 'Keys to the Permit Process' training session at the Police-Fire Communications Center on June 9, 2004. Newark zoning and code officials explained the city's permit application process to builders, developers, and architects, and took their questions and input on the process.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Building permits, Zoning law, African Americans
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US Army veteran and Holocaust liberator Richard Tisch and Bill Kenny Jr., son of another US Army Holocaust liberator, Bill Kenny, Sr., describe how the 42nd Infantry Division entered the notorious Dachau Concentration Camp in 1945, and found 'hell on earth.' The lecture was one of the keynote speeches at the City of Newark's 18th Annual Holocaust Observance on May 18, 2005. The 42nd Division freed 30,000 emaciated survivors of the Holocaust.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), holocaust, jewish (1939-1945), jews, World War, 1939-1945, Dachau (Concentration...
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Two shopping carts full of shotguns and pistols are among a small sampling of the 7,500 weapons the Newark Police poured into a smelter on May 12, 2004. The weapons, which ranged from .25-caliber pistols to M-16 assault rifles, were seized in criminal cases, found property, or turned in through handgun buy-back programs.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Police, Violence, Firearms
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James addresses nine Brazilian mayors and municipal leaders at a breakfast meeting in City Hall on December 8, 2003. The Brazilians, on a State Department tour of American cities, learned about Newark's successful initiatives, visited her Police/Fire Command Center, and met with leaders of the city's Brazilian and Portuguese communities.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Brazil, Delegations, Mayors, African Americans
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Blinda Bradley pins on her husband Irving Bradley's Chief's badge after Bradley took his oath of office as Newark's first African-American Police Chief at a City Hall Rotunda ceremony on August 17, 2004.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Police, Oaths, African Americans
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Under the stern eye of their trainer, Newark Police Detective Labeeb Abdullah, (at right) Newark Police Recruits watch the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new Police Precinct at 247-261 16th Avenue in Newark's Central Ward on January 11, 2006. The ceremony also honored a precinct being built at 471 Irvington Avenue. The recruit class is scheduled to graduate from the academy in March.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Police stations, Ground breaking ceremonies, Police, Cadets, African Americans
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Mayor Sharpe James (second from right) inspects the Newark Police Department's 29 new police cruisers on March 12, 2003, in front of City Hall. At left, Police Director Robert Rankin leads the inspection.
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U.S. Representative Donald Payne speaks at a press conference at the Newark Fire Department Training Center to announce a federal study of the Passaic River, which will enable federal and state agencies to remediate its environmental hazards and restore the waterway. Menendez was joined at the conference by U.S. Reps. Pascrell, Frelinghuysen, and Menendez, who helped sponsor the legislation. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will lead the study.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Passaic River (N.J.), Hazardous wastes, Payne, Donald M., 1934-2012, Menendez,...
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Newark, New Jersey, Deputy City Clerk Claude Wallace swears in Landmarks and Preservation Commission members Harrison Snell and Mary Singleton at a recent ceremony in Mayor Sharpe James' office. Standing between the two new commissioners is Elizabeth Del Tufo, who chairs the commission. Snell, a real estate lawyer, and Singleton, a Newark community activist, are the newest members of this commission, which is entrusted with preserving America's third-oldest city's historic buildings.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Historic preservation, Oaths, African Americans
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Joined by NJ Transit, county, and city dignitaries, Newark Mayor Sharpe James (in the hardhat) cuts the ribbon to ceremonially re-open Mulberry Street on January 4, 2005. After 18 months of construction beneath the closed street, the first rail tunnel to be built in New Jersey in 60 years was completed, speeding the planned 2006 completion of NJ Transit's Newark City Subway extension to Broad Street Station. When finished, the line will connect Newark's primary transportation centers,...
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Newark Engineering Director James P. Adams, P.E.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Department of Engineering, Oaths, African Americans
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JoAnne Y. Watson takes her oath of office as a Newark Municipal Court Judge in the City Hall Rotunda on June 1, from longtime friend and mentor Judge Lorraine Pullen of Middlesex County Superior Court. Judge Pullen jointly administered the oath with Judge Glenn Grant of Essex County Superior Court, another longtime friend and mentor.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Judges, Oaths, African Americans
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A grappler shreds the shuttered newsstand/bus stop at the northeast corner of Broad and Market Streets on June 26, 2006. The destruction of the newsstand was the opening move in the city's project to reconstruct Market Street and the historic 'Four Corners' intersection with Broad Street.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Four Corners Historic District (Newark, N.J.), Newspaper vendors, Bus stops,...
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Deputy City Clerk Claude Wallace (left) congratulates Newark Engineering Director James P. Adams after swearing him in to his position on March 19, 2003. Adams is joined at right by his wife, Geniece Gary-Adams, and their three children, (l-r), Barden Gary, Franklin Hezekiah, and James D. Adams II.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Department of Engineering, Oaths, African Americans
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James makes a point during his 20th Annual State of the City Address on February 9, 2006, held in the Municipal Council Chamber.
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Newark Police Officer Michael White receives his Medal of Honor from Mayor Sharpe James, Police Director Robert Rankin, and Police Chief Anthony F. Ambrose III. On October 7, 2002, while off-duty, Michael White was visiting a friend in an apartment house wand was advised that several persons were attempting armed robbery of citizens in front of the building. Officer White intervened and was shot in the left thigh by the suspects, who were later apprehended. Officer White recovered from the...
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James arrives in the Municipal Council Chamber on February 9, 2006, bearing two boxes of contractors' bags, freshly purchased from Newark's Home Depot store, as symbols of the city's continued rise. The Mayor gave the boxes away to two random residents attending his 20th Annual State-of-the-City Address that evening
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With his mother Mary holding the Bible, Anthony F. Ambrose III takes his oath of office as Newark's Police Director from Ken Louis of the City Clerk's Office at a City Hall Rotunda ceremony on August 17, 2004. Ambrose became the first man to serve as both Newark's Police Chief and Police Director.
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A grappler batters the remains of the shuttered newsstand/bus stop at the northeast corner of Broad and Market Streets on June 26, 2006. The destruction of the newsstand was the opening move in the city's project to reconstruct Market Street and the historic 'Four Corners' intersection with Broad Street.
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Newark Police Detective Eduardo Patinho receives a Police award for valor at a City Hall ceremony on May 10, 2005. Patinho was shot by a suspect, suffering facial wounds. Patinho received the new 'Purple Heart' award for officers who are seriously injured or wounded in the line of duty From left, Police Chief Irving Bradley, Mayor Sharpe James, Detective Eduardo Patinho, and Police Director Anthony F. Ambrose III.
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A Newark Sanitation Division worker inspects one of 10 new garbage trucks being used by the division to remove trash. Three of the trucks were deployed in front of City Hall for Mayor Sharpe James' inspection on February 15, 2005. The 10 McNeilus Packer Crane Chassis garbage trucks can haul up to 32 cubic yards of garbage, for a total of 20 tons.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Sanitation, Sanitation workers, Refuse disposal, African Americans
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Winners of the Newark Police Medal of Honor accept their hardware from Mayor Sharpe James, Police Director Robert Rankin, and Police Chief Anthony F. Ambrose III, on May 9, 2003, in City Hall's Municipal Council Chamber. Officers Paul Williams, Carlos Carvalho, Bernard Davis, and Mario DaSilva were honored for saving two adults and two children from a blazing house in December 13, 2002.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Mayors, Police, Awards, African Americans
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Mayor Sharpe James makes a point during the groundbreaking ceremonies for the Greater Newark Conservancy's future Urban Environmental and Ecologial Center on October 28, 2003.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Greater Newark Conservancy, Mayors, African Americans
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The two keynote speakers at the City of Newark's 19th Annual Holocaust Observance meet with Co-Chair Joel Freiser after delivering their speeches at the Robert Treat Hotel on May 18, 2006. From left, World War II Holocaust survivor David Gewirtzman, 1994 Rwanda genocide survivor Jacqueline Murekatate, Freiser.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), holocaust, jewish (1939-1945), jews, World War, 1939-1945, Rwanda, Genocide,...
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A close-up of a crew working on a new crosswalk for the City of Newark's Imprinted Decorative Crosswalk Program. The new crosswalks will enhance the beauty of Newark's streets while adding to their safety for pedestrians and motorists alike.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Department of Engineering, Streets, Construction, Crosswalks
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Newark Mayor Sharpe James discusses the 'Adopt-A-Faith' initiative that will launch an alliance between Newark Police and the city's clergy members to fight crime and its causes, at a Police/Fire Command Center press conference on July 7, 2004. Five Newark clergy members, equipped with the walkie-talkies and bulletproof vests on the foreground table, went on patrol with Newark police officers, to help assist crime victims and Newark residents.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Mayors, Police, Churches, Clergy, African Americans
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Children from the City of Newark's Division of Recreation and Cultural Affairs participated in a Table Tennis Tournament at the Boys' and Girls' Club of Hartford in Connecticut recently. Jahmir Cain, 13, won the Division B title. From left: Jahmir Cain, and Table Tennis Coach Luis Ortiz, display the trophy Cain won.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Awards, Table tennis, African Americans
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Construction work on Route 21 and Joseph G. Minish Riverfront Park in Newark.
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Construction work on Route 21 near Penn Station in Newark.
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Newark Police Director Robert Rankin and Chief Anthony F. Ambrose III introduce Police Sgt. Antonio Zamora, who led the Newark Police Auto Theft team in 'Operation Ship Over Seas,' at a City Hall press conference on July 23, 2003. 'Operation Ship Over Seas' resulted in the seizure of $2 million worth of stolen cars by Newark Police, working with other agencies. 24 arrests were made in what Newark Police called a city-based ring that stole, re-tagged, and re-sold a variety of cars, including...
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Mayor Sharpe James addresses the audience at a City Hall press conference on July 23, 2003, to announce the seizure of $2 million worth of stolen cars by Newark Police, working with other agencies. 24 arrests were made in what Newark Police called a city-based ring that stole, re-tagged, and re-sold a variety of cars, including luxury vehicles.
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State Senator and Newark Deputy Mayor Ronald Rice speaks at the ceremony to honor four World War II veterans at a Newark City Hall Rotunda ceremony on May 28, 2004. The four veterans were being recognized by the city and the American Legion's Guyton-Callahan Post for their service, as part of nationwide events marking Memorial Day and the dedication of the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. From left, Rice, Claude Anderson, Robert Dawson, Edward Hinton, and Solomon Ransom.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Rice, Ronald L., 1945-, Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Military personnel, Veterans,...
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Mayor Sharpe James takes the first swim in the newly-dedicated Kenneth A. Gibson/Sharpe James Aquatic and Recreation Center on July 19, 2004. The state-of-the-art indoor facility includes a movable floor to change the pool's depth for swimming or diving events.
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Joined by swimmers from Newark Recreation youth swim programs, Mayor Sharpe James relaxes after taking the first swim in the newly-dedicated Kenneth A. Gibson/Sharpe James Aquatic and Recreation Center on July 19, 2004. Watching are children from Newark summer youth recreation programs, who got their turn in the pool later that day.
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With a little help from his son, Capt. Felipe Gonzalez (center) takes his oath of office as one of Newark's newest Police Captains. Gonzalez was one of 51 Newark officers promoted at a Municipal Council Chamber ceremony on January 24, 2006. From left: Capt. Susan Cole, Capt. Gonzalez, Capt. Caroline Clark.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Police, Promotions, Oaths, African Americans
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Construction work on Route 21 near New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.
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Architect's rendering of Newark Police Precincts.
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Newark Police Recruits salute during the annual Police Awards Ceremony in the City Hall Council Chamber on May 10, 2005. The 40 recruits watched as 27 officers received the City's Police Medal of Honor for valor in the line of duty. Five officers received the new Purple Heart Medal, for injuries or wounds suffered in the line of duty.
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Winners of the Newark Police Medal of Honor accept their hardware from Mayor Sharpe James, Police Director Robert Rankin, and Police Chief Anthony F. Ambrose III, on May 9, 2003, in City Hall's Municipal Council Chamber. Officers Paul Williams, Carlos Carvalho, Bernard Davis, and Mario DaSilva were honored for saving two adults and two children from a blazing house in December 13, 2002.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Mayors, Police, Awards, African Americans
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Students from Third and Fourth grade classes at Newark's Thirteenth Avenue School join with municipal and state dignitaries to plant the first 27 of thousands of trees the State BPU, Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of Newark are teaming up to plant in the city as part of the 'Cool Cities' partnership, designed to bring greenery to New Jersey's cities. The school and its students will help maintain the trees.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Trees, Tree planting ceremonies, 13th Avenue School (Newark, N.J.), Students,...
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Newark Deputy Mayor Jeannette Ramos (at the podium) to open the 13th Avenue School ceremony on May 25, 2004, to mark the planting of the first 27 of thousands of trees the State BPU, Department of Environmental Protection, and the City of Newark are teaming up to plant in the city as part of the 'Cool Cities' partnership, designed to bring greenery to New Jersey's cities. Ramos brought greetings from Newark Mayor Sharpe James.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Mayors, 13th Avenue School (Newark, N.J.), Trees, Tree...
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Mayor Sharpe James gives a pep talk to Division of Sanitation workers on February 15, 2005, after inspecting three of 10 new garbage trucks being used by the division to remove trash. The 10 McNeilus Packer Crane Chassis garbage trucks can haul up to 32 cubic yards of garbage, for a total of 20 tons.
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Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura listens to remarks at the Newark Police Department's Awards Ceremony on May 9, 2003, in the Council Chamber in City Hall.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Fontoura, Armando, b. 1942, Mayors, Police, Awards, African...
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Construction work on Route 21 in Newark, north of the Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), New Jersey Highway 21 (N.J.), Streets, Road construction, Construction
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Construction work on Route 21 and Joseph G. Minish Riverfront Park in Newark.
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Acting Police Director Anthony F. Ambrose III, standing at left, performed roll call for the West District's afternoon shift shortly after being appointed in his new role. Ambrose and Acting Police Chief Irving Bradley attended afternoon roll call at North and West Districts, to brief Newark Police Officers on the department's leadership changes and new initiatives.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Police
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Newark Police Chief Irving Bradley Jr. takes his oath of office, becoming Newark's first African-American Police Chief, from Ken Louis of the City Clerk's Office at a City Hall Rotunda ceremony on August 17, 2004. Holding the Bible is Bradley's daughter Ashley. Behind Bradley is his wife Blinda, and at left, his son Alex.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Police, Oaths, African Americans
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Some of Newark's 29 new Police cars line up in front of City Hall on March 12, 2003, to be inspected by Mayor Sharpe James before being sent out on patrol. The new 2003 Ford Crown Victoria Interceptors were designed by a Newark Police panel.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Police
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Acting Police Director Anthony F. Ambrose III, Acting Police Chief Irving Bradley Jr., and Mayor Sharpe James inspect a World-War II surplus German MP40 sub-machine gun, one of 7,500 firearms being destroyed by the Newark Police Department.
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Joined by swimmers from Newark Recreation youth swim programs, Mayor Sharpe James takes the first swim in the newly-dedicated Kenneth A. Gibson/Sharpe James Aquatic and Recreation Center on July 19, 2004. Watching are children from Newark summer youth recreation programs, who got their turn in the pool later that day.
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Newark Police Officer Michael White receives his Medal of Honor from Mayor Sharpe James, Police Director Robert Rankin, and Police Chief Anthony F. Ambrose III. On October 7, 2002, while off-duty, Michael White was visiting a friend in an apartment house wand was advised that several persons were attempting armed robbery of citizens in front of the building. Officer White intervened and was shot in the left thigh by the suspects, who were later apprehended. Officer White recovered from the...
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Mayors, Police, Awards, African Americans
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Mayor Sharpe James, at right, at the groundbreaking of the Prudential Outdoor Learning Center on October 28, 2003. When finished, the learning center will be the outdoor component of the Greater Newark Conservancy's future Urban Environmental and Ecological Center. At the Mayor's left is Judy Shipley, Co-Chair of the Greater Conservancy' Capital Campaign.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), James, Sharpe, 1936-, Greater Newark Conservancy, Mayors, African Americans
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Students from Peshine Avenue School make their own street signs in the Newark Traffic and Signals Shop in a recent tour. Fifth- and sixth-graders from the school learning about municipal government visited the workshop where the city's street signs are made, and got a chance to create their own.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Peshine Avenue School (Newark, N.J.), Students, Traffic signs & signals, African...
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Freshly illuminated on December 1, 2005, Newark's 2005 Christmas Tree, a 37-foot-tall Norwegian Blue Spruce, donated by the Dower Tree Farm in Peapack, was installed by Dom's Tree Service, and holds 9,900 lights. The tree was illuminated with a concert of holiday favorites, sung by Newark choirs, singers, and choral groups.
Topics: Newark (N.J.), Newark (N.J.). City Hall, Holidays, Christmas trees, Christmas decorations